Children Using Computer

PBS LearningMedia Unveils New Design and User Experience

Classroom-ready, standards-aligned resources and updated features offer flexibility for today’s educators on the popular free platform

Ready for School Communities

Ready for School in Various Communities

Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) commitment to early childhood education continues with the expansion of its Ready for School initiative.

Let's Go Luna!

Announcing 'Let's Go Luna!' Coming in November

Featuring Judy Greer as “Luna,” New PBS KIDS Multiplatform Media Property Encourages Kids to Learn About Cultures Around the World Johnston, Iowa, August 1 , 2018 – Today, Iowa Public Television...

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Coming Attraction: The Film Lounge Student Challenge

Based on the success of our television series The Film Lounge, which showcases short, independent films by Iowa artists, we are pleased to launch The Film Lounge Student Challenge this fall. All Iowa...

IPTV Teacher Community Program

IPTV/PBS Teacher Community Program expanding efforts following successful first year

Building on the success of the initial year of a pilot program geared toward supporting teachers, Iowa Public Television and the Centerville Community School District will continue working together...


Media Literacy, Current Events & Debate Skills with Thinkalong

Thinkalong helps students to think critically about media messages, develop informed opinions, and practice how to take a stand.

PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs

Journalism and storytelling use the best practices of project-based learning to build engaged and digitally-literate citizens.

You’re Never Too Young (or Old) to Learn Code

You’re Never Too Young (or Old) to Learn Code

When Iowa Public Television came knocking at the Storm Lake Public Library door in 2008, local librarian Elizabeth Huff was there to greet them. “They asked me if I would like to help ‘Raise a Reader...

Students in classroom using technology

Learning Upgrade: Technology in Iowa Schools

This informational video features stories from four Iowa school districts about how they have used technology to transform their classrooms.

Daniel Tiger

PBS Social-Emotional Games and Shows

Iowa Public Television Education curated a list of resources aligning with standards and targeting specific grade levels. Standard/Skill Age Range Show Episodes Games Empathy 2-4 Daniel Tiger...